Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie, Sarah and Tom are at the airport returning from their honeymoon. While walking through the airport, Tom pushes Sarah and she gets coffee spilled on her shirt. Later, when she approaches Tom in the parking lot for a ride home, the coffee stain has suddenly disappeared from her shirt in this shot.
Revealing mistake: When Sarah is leaning over Tom to speak to Yuan on the intercom at the McNerney gate, Yuan is looking at the monitor in the kitchen. The monitor shows the car and there is a person wearing a white shirt sitting in the passenger seat of Tom's car. It can't be Sarah, who was sitting in the passenger seat, but now is leaning over Tom in the driver's seat, plus she is wearing a red coat.
Continuity mistake: After coming back from the honeymoon, Tom, having two reddish bruises on his cheeks, walks into KNR Radio for his 2 AM stint and chats with Fred. However, after recalling all the memories, Tom walks out of KNR Radio a few hours later and speaks with Kyle, but the reddish bruises are no longer there.
Revealing mistake: In the scene where Tom accidentally kills Sarah's dog, he is seen reading a magazine while struggling with the dog. The dog continues to gnaw at Tom's ankle, and eventually rips open his snap pants. In a couple of the shots, you can see an ankle brace that Ashton Kutcher wore to protect him from the dog's bites.
Continuity mistake: During their sightseeing in Italy, Sarah and Tom pose for an artist who sketches the two of them. In the first shot, their portrait is tacked on the left of the easel with two other portraits. In the next close-up, their portrait is tacked on the right of the easel.
Continuity mistake: After Tom sees Peter kissing Sarah, when she enters the room he accuses her of wanting Peter. Seen behind Tom is his blue backpack and part of his red sweatshirt on the same chair as Wendy's red bra. There's a close-up of the chair when Sarah spots the bra and it's seen again when she picks up the bra. The red sweatshirt is positioned differently in each of these shots.
Continuity mistake: When Sarah and Peter pull up to Peter's friends' house in Italy, Peter gets out of the car. Inside the car, you can see the middle bit where the champagne was and in the seat next to it, you can see there is nothing or no one there. That is where Sarah is supposed to be sitting. But in the next shot you see Sarah just starting to get out of the car, which means you should have been able to see her.
Continuity mistake: When Kyle is sleeping on the couch, in the wide shots from upstairs and downstairs the golf bag is behind his right shoulder. In the close-ups the golf clubs are behind his left shoulder. The sandwich, paper towel, mustard bottle, lamp behind couch also change in these shots.
Continuity mistake: As Sarah starts to walk on the foot bridge, on her right there are artists and their easels, canvases, etc. In the following wide shots, close-up, pan down to the Hotel Gianna and pan up from the water, the position and existence of canvases, easels, sketch box, etc. changes throughout these shots.
Revealing mistake: When Sarah walks into an artist and subsequently falls, she brushes up against the fresh canvas on the easel and falls into the wet paint brush he is holding in his hand. The paint is supposedly wet on this painted canvas and paint brush, as the artist is seen with his brush applying paint to this painting. If this were the case, then the paint would have smeared onto her, the red coat or her purse when she brushed up against it as she was falling or when she was on the ground, which is seen on the screen.
Continuity mistake: At the Hotel DuReve, the bellboy is in the room with Tom and Sarah. As Tom asks about Satellite TV, the white lace pillow is lying on the bed and Tom's right red draw string is caught up by his shoulder under his jacket. In their next close-up, Tom's red hood, jacket, zipper and red draw string are different, as is the white lace pillow which is now upright.
Continuity mistake: Tom and Sarah are on the plane returning from their honeymoon, and in the close-up when Tom tries to sit down you can see in the background two overhead compartments closed. However, in the full view of the compartment those overheads are now open. No one closed them between shots.
Continuity mistake: Tom throws the snowball at the blue car, it hits the rear windshield and flies off to the side as the car stops short. The snowball does not leave any snow on the windshield, however in the next shot as the blue car backs up, there's snow on the rear windshield now. Then in the next two close-ups of the blue car the snow's gone from the rear windshield again.
Revealing mistake: Tom and Sarah are in the lavatory on the airplane fooling around. She sits on the counter and puts her hand on the faucet. Before it starts to spray water, we see the hole that was drilled into the side of the spout in order to make it spray the water sideways!
Continuity mistake: In the scene were Tom and Sarah are standing beside their car which is stuck in the snow, Tom throws a snowball at a passing blue car. The driver then reverses into their yellow compact, which is pushed easily over the cliff. You can see that there is very little snow covering their yellow car, as opposed to the shots right before it.
Continuity mistake: At the Hotel Gianna, when Tom and Wendy are in the hallway, he unlocks the door. In the hallway, there is a ceramic vase next to the lamp on the marble top table. Then Wendy goes after Tom and in the next shot from inside the room the hallway is seen, the lamp is on the table, but the ceramic vase is not there.
Continuity mistake: As Tom drives out of the parking garage, 'Just Married!' is on the back window of his car. In the very next shot, pulling up to Sarah's parents' home, 'Just Married!' is seen again, but it is written differently than in the previous shot, most noticeably the heart over the letter 'i' disappears. Then when pulling away from the house, the 'Just Married!' is different yet again.
Continuity mistake: After crashing through the wall at the Pensione, Tom and Sarah are lying on another couple's bed. In the wide shot Tom's head is near a bunch of plaster and certain colors in the crochet blanket. Sarah's watch face is seen too. Next shot Tom's head is not where it was before and Sarah's watch face is under her wrist now. Her hand is on his shoulder and her hair hangs in front of her left shoulder. The next shot her hand is lower on his chest and her hair is not in front of her left shoulder.
Revealing mistake: When Tom is threatening Peter with the poker in the hotel room, Peter does a kata stance and blurts that he studied with a Chinese grand master. While looking at Christian Kane (Peter) hamming it up, we see Brittany Murphy (Sarah) start to laugh, but she tries to keep it together for the take, given the seriousness of that particular moment.
Continuity mistake: Tom goes upstairs and puts his mail down on the desk. In the next shot when he sits, some of the things on the desk change position, for example the lamp with the silver base moves to the other side of the wicker basket. Then in the next close-up of the answering machine and phone, they change position too.
Continuity mistake: At Pensione Funicello, when Tom and Sarah are kissing, as he removes his jacket and sweatshirt, there's a wide shot, close-up and a second wide shot. Between the first and second wide shots, her coat and bags on the chair, the red luggage and other luggage on the floor, more plaster and bulb shades, all change positions. For example, the red luggage goes from lying to upright.
Continuity mistake: Tom and Sarah excitedly drive up to her parents' house, already dressed up, to announce their engagement and she's wearing something with red spaghetti straps, but in the next shot announcing their engagement in the living room, her spaghetti strap dress is beige. She does not change clothes.
Continuity mistake: When Tom throws a snowball at the blue car trying to get help after their car is stuck in the snow, Tom and Sarah are standing right next to the car. However, when the blue car backs up and pushes their car over the cliff, the couple is nowhere near the car. This was edited from a longer sequence, with a shot of them jumping out of the way, that was deleted.
Continuity mistake: In the scene after the wedding when Tom and Sarah go to the hotel they fall on the bed, Sarah says that she's tired and they get ready for bed. Sarah then starts to moan because she won't be 'doing it' on their wedding night and Tom gets close and tell her that it was okay and that he loved her. At this time, Tom's face is close to Sarah's but in the next shot his head it quite far away. How can he move his head so quickly in that amount of time?
Continuity mistake: While walking along the foot bridge with artists, Sarah walks into an artist, trips and falls. In the first shot of her actually falling, she is between the artist on her left and the easel, as she somersaults between them. Yet in the next shot, different camera angle, her face is where her feet landed in the previous shot and the artist is now behind her, to her right.
Continuity mistake: When Tom and Sarah crash through to the room next door at the Pensione, their room is seen beyond the rubble. Sarah's duct taped handbag is on the chair and her red suitcase is lying on the floor next to the chair. However just before they crash through the wall, while fooling around, Sarah's coat is on top of her handbag and her red suitcase is sitting upright.
Continuity mistake: When the blue car pushes Tom and Sarah's compact down the cliff, Sarah has her arms around Tom's neck as they watch in horror. After being given the finger by the woman, in the next shot of Tom and Sarah, they are covered in snow, front and back. This was edited from a longer sequence in which they dive out of the way of the blue car, thus explaining the snow all over them.
Continuity mistake: Tom and Sarah drive up to the main gate and Yuan looks at the monitor in the kitchen. On the monitor it shows 'main gate camera 1', for the camera situated above the gate. However when Tom and Peter drive up, the monitor in the kitchen shows that the camera above the gate is 'main gate camera 2' and the camera on the intercom box next to the car is 'main gate camera 1'.
00:03:20 - 01:25:55Super Grover
Continuity mistake: At Hotel DuReve, while Sarah says goodbye to her mom on the telephone, seen leaning against the windowsill is a tall lean wood stick, and the small white lace pillow is upright on the bed. In the next shot the pillow is lying flat on the bed. Then when Tom tries to force the plug into the outlet, in the front shots that windowsill is seen behind him and the stick is not there.
Continuity mistake: At the Hotel DuReve, when they first enter their room, Tom jumps onto and off the bed. Doing so, he causes the small white lace pillow to slip down on the bed, but when she jumps onto the bed after him, in the close-up the lace pillow is upright again. Then it's down in the next shot and upright in the next. The brown wood chair changes position in these shots too.
Continuity mistake: In Tom's hotel room, Wendy kicks Tom in the face and he goes down on the floor. In this shot the red velvet pillow on the bed is decorative side down and Tom's duffel is seen. In the next shot the red velvet pillow is decorative side up and the duffel is positioned differently.
Continuity mistake: Tom and Wendy fall onto the bed in Tom's hotel room. First his head is off the green and gold decorative silk pillow, but next shot his head is lying in the center of that pillow. In the shot behind Wendy, the pillow lays decorative side down, but in the following shot his head is in the center of the decorative side. When he sits up, the decorative side is underneath again. When Wendy leaves the decorative pillow is gone entirely.
Continuity mistake: Tom and Wendy stand in the hallway outside of Tom's room in the Hotel Gianna. In the first shot he stands to the right of the door, with his back to the elevator. However in the next shot, he stands to the left of the door with his back towards the other rooms.
Continuity mistake: Tom jumps out of the bathroom window of the Caffe [sic] America. In the close-up he lands one foot in a wood crate and behind him there is another wood crate with eggplants. Yet in the next shot, the wood crate he lands in is smashed differently, there is another crate in front with lettuce and the wood crate with eggplant behind him is gone.
Continuity mistake: At Bernardo's mansion, Peter and Sarah walk up the stairs with Bernardo as he holds Sarah's upper arm. When Bernardo asks, "Your honeymoon?" the strap of her purse is under Bernardo's hand at her elbow. He does not release his grip of her arm and in the next shot as he says, "But she's so young to be married," the strap is now on her shoulder.
Continuity mistake: Tom runs into the hotel room singing, "Dodgers won..." and he drops his jacket in a heap on top of the tour guide book lying on the chair. When he runs to Sarah at the door, the jacket lies differently. Then when he takes his jacket to get some air, the jacket is lying very neatly across the chair and the book is in a different position.
01:01:05 - 01:05:10Super Grover
Continuity mistake: After Sarah throws the ash tray at Tom, the sound of him falling hard is heard as the camera is on Sarah. She then says, "I'm sorry" and runs to him, as she continues to look straight ahead where he was standing before we heard him fall, instead of looking down at the floor where he fell.
Revealing mistake: Sarah walks on the foot bridge with the artists when she spots Peter. In the front shot her arms are spread out around the artist as she walks right into him. In the next shot she walks between the artist and the easel with her back to the camera and falls. It's also very obvious that it's not Brittany Murphy in this shot.
Continuity mistake: When Sarah and Tom enter their room at the Pensione, she puts her black bag with duct tape down on the chair and placed her coat on top. Then a piece of ceiling plaster falls to the floor. In the close-up, the plaster is half off the rug and the black bag with duct tape is also seen on the chair. Then in wide shot the plaster is entirely on the rug and the black bag is back under the coat again.
Continuity mistake: When Tom tosses the ball, Bags runs after it and in the first shot he runs past the rug. Then in the next shot the camera pans the rug in front, from the POV of Bags, who hasn't reached the rug yet and in the next shot, Bags is still on the middle of the rug.
Continuity mistake: Tom slams his fist down on the answering machine, and in the close-up he picks up the machine with his fingers gripping the top of the machine. In the wide shot he holds the machine with his fingers on one side. In the next close-up his fingers are on top again.
Continuity mistake: When Tom enters his apt, in the shot from upstairs a bowl of chips is on the corner of a white table and syrup, peanut butter, etc. on the other corner. In the shots downstairs, a pizza box is between the chips and syrup, the corner of which should be seen in the earlier shot. The position of the continents on the globe, the mail on the TV and the things on the plastic white shelves change between these shots too.
Revealing mistake: In the scene where Tom and Sarah first meet, Tom leans over her to see if she is okay. In the widescreen version of this film you can see a tree in the lower left corner of the screen. It is stated in the commentary that this was not shot on the beach, but in the park, which explains the tree.
Continuity mistake: Tom chases Peter down the stairs with a poker, in the first shot Peter knocks into the luggage at the bottom of the stairs near the two men and woman. In the next shot the woman and one man on the 'left' of the stairs changed positions and the luggage set up is different.
Continuity mistake: When Tom returns to his apartment from the airport his friend is asleep in a chair with a sandwich in his lap. The sandwich is on top of a paper towel. He slides over and the sandwich is still in his lap but now covered by the paper towel. How did the paper towel get on top of the sandwich?
Continuity mistake: On their honeymoon, Sarah and Tom are lying in bed together in the Pensione, Sarah is wearing her necklace with the cross. In the next shot, the chain is there but the cross is not. Then in the next shot, the cross is seen back on the chain. Obviously in the middle shot the cross slid on the chain behind her neck and that is why it's not seen.
Continuity mistake: After causing the electrical short at the Hotel DuReve, Henri goes with Tom and Sarah to their room. When he reaches the top of the stairs outside their door, he has two buttons closed on his blazer. Yet when he walks through their door he has only one button closed. His hair is different in both shots too.
Continuity mistake: The morning after checking into the Gianna Hotel in Italy, Sarah and Tom are in a gondola. Sarah is wearing the same blue shirt and black leather pants and Tom is wearing the red zipper front sweatshirt from the day before. Then in the next shot and the rest of the day, they are wearing different clothes, Sarah a white shirt and Tom in a basketball t-shirt.
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